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Features

Open Roads, Closing Wounds
By Charles Mandel
With the help of a ride through Europe, Canadian veterans confront the effects of recent conflicts.

Be a Cycling Snowbird
By Cheryl Madliger
Improve your fitness and skills with an off-season training camp.

The Celebrated Mountain Biker
By Kirsten Frattini
Canada honours Alison Sydor’s successful career on the trails and road.

 

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    Departments

    The Scene

    Cycling Celebrity
    Filmmaker Rob Stewart
    by Matthew Pioro

    Svein Tuft
    by Rob Sturney

    U.S. Border Crossing
    by Larry Humber

    2013 National Champions
    by Dean Campbell

    Mountain Bike School
    by Cheryl Madliger

    After the Bike Accident
    by Larry Humber

    Books and DVDs
    Fit & Healthy Pregnancy; Tour de France 100 (x2)

    Canadian Club
    Northern Bush Rastas
    by Dean Campbell

    Crankology
    Cut your teeth in cycling
    by James “Cranky” Ramsay

    Rookie Roadie
    The search for the right coach
    by Bart Egnal

    48 Hours
    Winnipeg’s cycling for all seasons
    by Jeff Bartlett

    Guest Chef
    Jonathan Shepheard’s caramelized banana oatmeal
    by Matthew Pioro

    Nutrition
    Smoothie move
    by Matthew Kadey

    Training

    Training Tips
    Maximizing fitness on minimal time
    by Stephen Cheung

    Technique
    Cyclocross tips from champion Lars van der Haar
    by Keir Plaice

    Maintenance
    Setting your pneumatic suspension
    by Barry Fraser

    Destination

    On Colombia’s Long Climbs with Very Happy Riders
    Easy-going riding in a landscape that fosters pros.
    by Jeff Douglas

    Gear

    Road
    Specialized S-Works Ruby

    Comfort with a competitive edge

    Cannondale Synapse Hi-Mod Black Inc.
    Tough on the outside, smooth on the inside

    Bianchi Oltre XR
    The celeste speed machine

    Trail

    Marin Team CXR 29er Pro XT
    An XC race machine that climbs quickly and flows over obstacles

    Cross Country Race Whips
    Three machines for speeding down singletrack

    Rapide Fire

    Saddle Up (or Down)
    Four height-adjustable posts that set your seat on the fly

    2014 Gear Preview
    A look ahead to the bikes and accessories that are coming to a shop near you